2018 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting

Austin, TX


 Start Date - End Date

January 26, 2018 - January 27, 2018

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, January 10, 2018



Registration Information

 FARS Midyear Meeting - January 26-27, 2018
REGISTRATION FEE (required) includes name badge (required for admittance to meeting events), meeting program, attendance list and the Friday evening reception.
 
 FARS Member
(includes students)
 
Registration Fee - on or before January 3, 2018
Late Registration Fee - after January 3, 2018
 
$190
$215
 
 
 Non-FARS Member*
(includes students)
 
Registration Fee - on or before January 3, 2018
Late Registration Fee - after January 3, 2018
 
$230
$255
 

 Optional Events for Registrants (preregistration required)
 Friday, January 26, 2018
 Friday, Lunch
 
  $10
 
 
 Saturday, January 27, 2018
 Saturday, Lunch
 
  $10
 

*Non-FARS Members who are members of the American Accounting Association may allocate $40 (for Full Members) or $6.00 (for Student Members) of the Non-FARS Member registration fee to join the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section for the current member year, 2017-2018. Membership includes an electronic subscription to Journal of Financial Reporting (JFIR).

Preregistration is open until January 10, 2018 11:59 PM EDT. Registrations after this time will be accepted on-site at the meeting.

Preregister - Mail/Fax
Preregistrations paid by check should be made payable to the American Accounting Association. Mail 
registration form and payment to: American Accounting Association, 9009 Town Center Parkway, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202. Registrations paid by credit card can be faxed to 941-923-4093.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing at the AAA in order to be processed (email
Info@aaahq.org). Cancellations received after January 3, 2018 will incur a $50 cancellation charge. No refunds will be available for cancellations after January 15, 2018 or for no-shows.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, an AAA sponsored event constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AAA’s use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in marketing and promotional pieces, written publications, videos and the association’s website for an indefinite period of time.

Americans with Disabilities Act
The American Accounting Association intends to comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Any members planning to attend this meeting, who have special needs, as covered by the ADA, are requested to notify Stephanie Glaser at the American Accounting Association
stephanie@aaahq.org or (941) 556-4118 to facilitate identification and accommodation of these needs by the Association.

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount

Available Functions

Meeting Registrant Options
  Registrant's ticket for Friday lunch, $10 - not included with registration fee Registrant's ticket for Friday lunch, $10 - not included with registration fee
$10.00
 
  Registrant's ticket for Saturday lunch, $10 - not included with registration fee Registrant's ticket for Saturday lunch, $10 - not included with registration fee
$10.00
 
Guest Options (Meeting registrant can purchase a ticket for their guest for the following functions)
  Guest ticket for Friday Lunch Guest ticket for Friday Lunch
$50.00
 
  Guest ticket for Friday Reception Guest ticket for Friday Reception
$55.00
 
  Guest ticket for Saturday Lunch Guest ticket for Saturday Lunch
$50.00
 
  Vegetarian meal requested for guest. Vegetarian meal requested for guest.
 
  Vegan meal requested for guest. Vegan meal requested for guest.
 
  Gluten-free meal requested for guest. Gluten-free meal requested for guest.
 
Additional Information
  I am an AAA Member and wish to allocate $40 (for Full Membership) and $6.00 (for Student Membership) of the Non-FARS reg fee to join the FARS for 2017-2018 I am an AAA Member and wish to allocate $40 (for Full Membership) and $6.00 (for Student Membership) of the Non-FARS reg fee to join the FARS for 2017-2018
 

Speakers

Sponsors

Hotel Information

Hilton Austin
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX
512-482-8000

Room Rate: $229.00
This charge is in addition to the registration fee, and is paid directly to the hotel by the attendee upon checkout.

Reservations by telephone:
Toll Free: 1-800-774-1500
Direct: 1-512-482-8000
Fax: 1-512-469-0078
Reference:  FAR
Reservation Deadline: January 3, 2018
Reservation Link: Click here

Hotel Cancel Policy
A one-night room and tax deposit will be taken at the time of booking. Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit the one-night room and tax deposit.

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the conference rate. PLEASE make your reservations as early as possible to take advantage of this special room rate. Note we cannot guarantee that any additional rooms will be available in the hotel once our block of rooms is sold out, even if the block is sold out before the cutoff date.

Complimentary Standard Internet access in guest rooms, 
if booked within group block.

Meeting Attendees with Limited Mobility
If you anticipate having limited mobility during your participation in the meeting, it is very important that you notify the hotel when you make your reservations, and when you check into the hotel. Should there be an emergency that would require evacuation, hotel staff need to know that you would require assistance. This includes temporary mobility issues such as injury, crutches, etc. Please request instructions directly from the hotel about how to proceed in case of an emergency.

Transportation
From: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport - AUS
Distance: 7 miles to Hotel 
Estimated Taxi Fare: $30 (USD) one way
Additional transportation information and directions can be found on the 
hotel website.